Tag : Facebook
Facebook title : Facebook Will Officially Be a Media Company Once It Buys Its Own Video Content
summary : Mark Zuckerberg has always been firm that Facebook is not a media company. However, the social media platform may soon change its tune. Based on a recent report, the company is apparently considering to buy its own video content. This move will officially label Facebook as a “media” company.
date : Dec 15, 2016 10:05 AM EST
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk title : Elon Musk Added as a Strategic Adviser to Trump's Economic Forum
summary : The Silicon Valley is known to have been critical of President-elect Donald Trump. Many were anxious when news broke out last week that the Trump transition team had invited some of America’s prominent tech leaders in a summit. But before the meeting even started it was already announced that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been added to Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum.
date : Dec 15, 2016 10:02 AM EST
Facebook Logo at Macbook title : Facebook Is Hit With Another Glitch, A Month After Users Were Said To Be Dead
summary : Facebook is hit with another glitch in their system. This time, it does not make the living users seemingly dead. Instead, the problem caused old photos to be re-posted as new. The recent incident has brought concerns from Facebook users who think their accounts are not really secure.
date : Dec 10, 2016 11:03 AM EST
Angry Birds app title : Angry Bird Creator Ventures Into Mobile Game Streaming
summary : The streaming industry is thriving. Netflix is one good example. But aside from TV and movie streaming services, there is also an interest in game app streaming. Developer Glu Mobile Inc previously announced its plans to let app users access games without having to download it from app stores. Now, Angry Birds creator Rovio will be venturing into mobile video game streaming.
date : Dec 04, 2016 08:11 AM EST
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk title : Elon Musk Beats Out Mark Zuckerburg, Steve Jobs as The Most Admired Tech Leader
summary : Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk beats out Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Apple's Steve Job as the most admired tech leader among 700 founders. The survey by VC firm First Round Capital was conducted from August to September 2016 and published just recently.
date : Dec 02, 2016 09:32 AM EST
Fake News title : Roots of Fake News Traced to Liberal Democrat
summary : Some groups are claiming Donald Trump got elected because of fake news, which proliferated social media during the election. But who is behind these stories and why do they publish them?
date : Nov 29, 2016 11:04 AM EST
San Francisco MUNI Metro title : Muni Metro Back to Normal as Cyber Criminals Failed to Get $73k Ransom Despite Threat to Leak Confidential Information
summary : As consumers were busy with the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend, cyber criminals used the opportunity to attack San Francisco's transport system. They even demanded a $73k ransom in exchange of the key to unlock the affected Muni computer systems. What's even worse, they threatened to leak confidential information if the management would not pay. None of these worked out as the Muni Metro Stations are now back to normal.
date : Nov 29, 2016 10:11 AM EST
Ohio State Attack Suspect title : Ohio State Lone Wolf Attacker Update: Suspect Posted References to Terrorism In Social Media
summary : Investigators believe OSU attacker may have links to terrorist groups based on ominous postings on Facebook
date : Nov 29, 2016 11:12 AM EST
Facebook title : Facebook Said Report About Malware Images On The Social Media Site Is Incorrect
summary : Israeli security firm Check Point discovered a malware program that exploits vulnerabilities on social media platforms like Facebook. Apparently, the security flaw in Facebook leads to a maliciously coded image file that downloads itself to the computer. Once it is accessed the Locky ransomware will be installed to the device. In a statement to Engadget, Facebook said that the said ransomware is not on their social media site.
date : Nov 28, 2016 10:50 AM EST
Reddit title : Reddit CEO Admits To Editing Posts Against Him, Some Call For His Resignation
summary : With the online hate speech in social media platforms, the issue of fake news in Facebook and banned accounts in Twitter, Reddit has its own battle to deal with. It recently banned the Pizzagate subreddit that had been responsible for some conspiracy theories that are often related to Hillary Clinton. That caused members of the The_Donald, who are supporters of the President-elect, to openly criticize Reddit CEO Steve Huffman. He retaliated by editing their posts that now led for some Redditors to call for his resignation.
date : Nov 25, 2016 09:49 AM EST
Facebook title : Facebook and Google Crack Down on Fake News
summary : After playing very crucial roles in one of the most divisive elections in the history of the United States, Facebook and Google are both taking action against fake news. The two internet giants are now cracking down on fake news sites of which there are so many online.
date : Nov 26, 2016 08:16 AM EST
Facebook title : Facebook May Adhere to China's Internet Censorship to Enter Country
summary : The Chinese government is very strict and censorship has become their staple. International companies would have to comply with China’s conditions otherwise, they will be banned from the country. Facebook seems to change its tunes. Apparently, the tech giant may be building a censorship tool. This move might be part of the company’s move to further expand its market.
date : Nov 23, 2016 12:08 PM EST
The App Store logo title : The Future Of App Streaming: Access Game Apps Without Downloading
summary : Game developer Glu Mobile Inc plans to capitalize on the growing market of over-the-top streaming services or anything related to streaming. Glu aims to enable app streaming on devices. This means that users will not be required to download apps when accessing applications from app stores. However, an analyst thinks this could potentially threaten both Google Pay Store and Apple App Store.
date : Nov 21, 2016 07:42 AM EST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg title : Mark Zuckerberg Lays Out Plans to Address Fake News on Facebook amid Growing Concerns
summary : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had previously responded to allegations regarding fake news stories. Some people claim that hoax articles in the News Feed helped swayed US voters in favor of President-elect Donald J. Trump. Now, Zuckerberg laid out the social media platform’s plan to address misinformation amid such growing concern.
date : Nov 21, 2016 06:39 AM EST
Blasphemy title : 16 Y/O Christian Boy Facing Death Penalty After 'Blaspheming' Islam with Facebook Post, Family Forced to Flee
summary : A 16-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan is facing the death penalty after after a photo of the Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam, appeared on his Facebook profile.
date : Sep 29, 2016 04:40 PM EDT
Facebook Trumps Bible title : Pakistan Teenager Detained for Facebook Like
summary : 16 year old Christian Pakistan boy incarcerated for liking an "inappropriate" photograph on Facebook
date : Sep 21, 2016 03:55 PM EDT
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket title : SpaceX Rocket Explosion Investigation Update: Elon Musk Mulls UFO Might Have Triggered The Mishap
summary : SpaceX founder Elon Musk said on Friday morning that investigators have "not ruled out" some kind of unidentified flying object caused the explosion of 229-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket. The CEO also said the explosion is "the most difficult" incident that the company has ever encountered.
date : Sep 11, 2016 11:33 AM EDT
Slimane Bouhafs title : Algerian Christian Imprisoned Over Facebook Post Proclaiming Jesus' Power Over 'Lie' Of Islam
summary : A Christian man in Algeria who suffers from poor health was sentenced to three years in prison and slapped with a hefty fine after proclaiming Jesus' power over Islam in a series of Facebook posts.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:47 AM EDT
Pope Francis title : Atheist Mark Zuckerberg Moved by 'Warmth, Kindness, Mercy' of Pope Francis
summary : While he identifies as an atheist, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg couldn't help but be impressed by the "warmth, kindness, mercy, and tenderness" of Pope Francis.
date : Aug 31, 2016 09:58 AM EDT
Algeria title : Facebook Post Proclaiming Jesus' Power Over 'Lie' of Islam Lands Algerian Christian in Prison
summary : A Christian man in Algeria who suffers from poor health was sentenced to five years in prison and slapped with a hefty fine after allegedly blaspheming Islam and Prophet Muhammad in a social media post.
date : Aug 11, 2016 01:01 PM EDT
Facebook Messenger achieves 1 billion user milestone title : Facebook Messenger Hits 1 Billion User Mark, And Counting
summary : Just how popular is Facebook Messenger? Very, it seems, as it has hit the 1 billion user mark and shows no signs of slowing down.
date : Jul 20, 2016 11:33 PM EDT
Facebook Messenger with encryption tested out title : Facebook Tests Encrypted, Self-Destructing Messenger Chats
summary : Facebook ups the ante in terms of chat security by testing out encrypted and self-destructing chats in Messenger Chats.
date : Jul 09, 2016 09:23 AM EDT
Facebook Slideshow title : Facebook Slideshow Movie Maker Goes up Against Apple, Google
summary : Facebook intends to be on part with Apple and Google with their Slideshow movie maker innovation.
date : Jun 28, 2016 01:36 PM EDT
Facebook and Instagram Down title : ISIS Threats Unremarkable For Facebook, Twitter; Counter-Speech Against Hate Is Best Answer, Says Sheryl Sandberg
summary : Twitter and Facebook's attempts to block terrorist content on social media have brought the ire of the terrorist group on them. The companies' CEOs, however, revealed that death threats from ISIS have become so common that they are unremarkable. Furthermore, Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg said counter-speech against hate, messages of tolerance and hope, is by far the best answer.
date : Feb 26, 2016 11:14 PM EST
Ryan Reynolds title : 'Deadpool' Cast: Ryan Reynolds Sweetly Asks Fans On Facebook to Support Young Cancer Patient
summary : Ryan Reynolds’ heroic antics are being translated out of the big screen onto real life as the ‘Deadpool’ star shared a sweet message on Facebook, showing his support for Connor McGrath, a 13-year-old being treated for an advanced form of leukemia in Alberta, Canada.
date : Feb 23, 2016 08:27 AM EST
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